Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

The Dolder Grand
A glamorous resort hotel outside central Zürich, the Dolder Grand is perfect for some indulgent R&R alongside more metropolitan fun
The Restaurant
For traditional Savoyarde cuisine and speciality dishes – all at a fraction of the resort price options - venture out on the bus to this homely hideaway.
Rive Gauche
Specialising in 'Modern Fine Casual Dining', the Baur au Lac's chic restaurant has a popular following amongst Zürich's most stylish diners
Seerose
Lakeside dining and fantastic views come as standard at Seerose, Zürich's favourite summer restaurant
Savoy Baur en Ville
A bastion of old school glamour, this is the hotel of choice for visiting heads of state, CEOs and other bigwigs.
Asia at Tao’s
An oasis of oriental chic tucked away in the Altstadt, Tao's menu embraces Asia in its entirety
Baur au Lac
Elegant and luxurious, the Baur au Lac sits in stately grandeur in its own park, just metres away from the lake and Bahnhofstrasse's high-octane shopping.
Nietturm Fumoir LaSalle
A stunning glass cube sailing high above the Schiffbau, Nietturm has amazing panoramic views of the city skyline and an extensive list of spirits and cocktails
Hotel Kindli
A 16th-century townhouse hotel nestled deep in the cobbled Altstadt, the Kindli is old-school charm personified.
LaSalle
A tour de force in industrial chic, LaSalle was one of the first restaurants to bring high-end cool to edgy Kreis 5
Rico’s Kunststuben
With two Michelin stars, 19 Gault Millau points and a reputation as one of Europe's best restaurants, it's hard not to have high expectations when you enter Rico's Kunststuben
The Widder
Zurich's most stylish hotel, The Widder combines superlative design with a charming Altstadt location and one of Zurich's most decadent bars.
Blaue Ente
Beloved by courting couples, Blaue Ente is perfect for a celebratory evening or impressing on a first date
Casa Ferlin
Old school Italian at its best, Casa Ferlin hasn’t felt the modernisers touch for many a year
Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac
Smart business hotel housed in a grand 1920s lakeside building
Terrasse
One of Zürich's most glamorous bar-cum-restaurants, Terrasse offers a winning combination of killer cocktails and top-notch Italian fare
Sala of Tokyo
Sala of Tokyo's atmospheric, wood panelled dining room is a slice of pure Japan in the most unlikely venue: a rather unprepossessing 19th century building in Kreis 5
Hotel Ascot
Business-focused hotel located a short walk from the lake and close to Zürich's prime financial stomping ground.
Jelmoli Gourmet Factory
A capacious food court stocking delicacies from all over the world, Jemoli's Gourmet Factory is popular with Zürchers hunting for the finest produce and nostalgic expats in search of a taste of home. =display:no"
Kronenhalle
Cantinetta Antinori
Didi’s Frieden
A recent refurbishment gave an extra gloss to this popular Modern Swiss restaurant
Eden au Lac
One of Zürich's smartest hotels, the Eden au Lac has been a favourite of financial bigwigs and other visiting VIPs for close to 100 years.
Sein
Understated and elegant, Michelin-starred Sein has a coolly contemporary interior and superlative cooking
Kindli
A comfortable, elegant haven in the Altstadt, Kindli is warmly welcoming in winter and has some charming outdoor tables for al fresco dining in summer
Lindenhofkeller
Nestled in the Altstadt, Lindenhofkeller is one of Zürich’s most atmospheric restaurants
Jimmy Choo
Türler
Treat yourself to a bling-tastic piece of wrist-candy from Türler
Tabak Lädeli
Harnessing the days when smoking was the height of sophistication, Tabak Lädeli sells an extensive range of cigars
Sprüngli
Leave the calorie-counting at the door and step inside for beautiful, belly-busting delights
Mädler
Carry your belongings in something stylish from Mädler, with bags for every occasion
Kleinbasel / Claudia Güdel
Business attire gets a fashion-forward makeover at this store on Bäckerstrasse
Gübelin
Clock-watch in style at Gübelin, where watches are an art form
Grieder Zürich
Housed in an imposing neo-Gothic building on Bahnhofstrasse, Grieder is undoubtedly Zürich's most elegant department store
Münsterhof
A restaurant of two halves; the casual Unten is perfect for a light lunch and foodies will revel in the fine dining Oben's tasting menus
Lumière
An atmospheric French restaurant, Lumière's classic brasserie styling and large windows make it as warmly welcoming in winter as it is light and airy in su
Kronenhalle
Pure old school glamour; Kronenhalle's brasserie-style dining room has a fin de siècle elegance and walls adorned with paintings by Chagall, Miró, Klee, Braque and Picasso
Heugümper
A step away from Paradeplatz, Swiss fusion restaurant Heugümper has a cosy, laid-back charm that has kept diners coming back for 10 years.
Storchen Zürich
Follow in the illustrious footsteps of princes, envoys, alchemists, artists and musicians at the classically elegant Storchen
Alden Hotel Splügenschloss
Combining superlative design with great charm, this bijoux five-star hotel has a home away from home vibe.

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